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Renison University College

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Come experience the University of Waterloo with Renison University College in a supportive academic community where everyone can follow their passion. You will also have the opportunity to experience the uniqueness of each individual that walks through our halls as being part of a close-knit residence community consisting of 207 people.

Discover why studying at Renison is such a rewarding experience. You can check out the credit programs on offer for undergraduate, postgraduate, and graduate programs. You can also look into our Community and Professional Education programming.

This site contains information on course prerequisites, residence, and a variety of supports Renison offers to students such as course selection and accommodation. We aim to make studying at Renison a great learning experience as well as one in which you’ll make new friends and enjoy a great lifestyle in a great city, Waterloo.

If you have other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  1. May 1, 2018Important Parking NoticeParking lot construction at Renison

    Reconstruction of our parking lot has been approved. The project has been tendered and awarded to Kieswetter Excavating/Schorn Consulting.

    The benefits of the reconstructed parking lot will be: improved lighting, drainage, aesthetics and additional parking for our guests.

    The first phase, geological testing, is already underway. The second phase is scheduled to start May 1 and achieve substantial completion August 15. There will be nearly no on-site parking May 1 through August 15. No access to the current lot is planned as of May 1.

  2. Aug. 14, 2018Renison mourns the passing of its last living FounderHarvey Southcott stands at a microphone

    It is with sadness, but with profound gratitude, that Renison University College relays the news that our last living founder, The Venerable Harvey Southcott, passed away on August 6, 2018 at the age of 93.

  3. June 22, 2018Message from Chair of Renison's Board of GovernorsHeadshot of The Rev. Canon Matthew Griffin, Chair of the Board of Governors

    Renison's Board of Governors thanks President Wendy Fletcher for accomplishments of first term; hopeful President will accept second term

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  1. Sep. 22, 2018One Sky Festival - 2018One Sky (photos of various performers)


    Welcome to the new One Sky Festival, formerly the East Asian Festival. 

    Come and enjoy vibrant performances, fun and interactive booths, and taste delicious food as we celebrate the Chinese, Islamic, Japanese, and Korean cultures.

    Family and friends can enjoy face painting, writing their names in calligraphy, trying on traditional costumes and clothing of the featured countries.

    Don't forget to visit the prize table for your chance to win!

    The Festival raises funds for the growth and promotion of Renison University College's East Asian Studies and Studies in Islam programs.

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